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Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> the producers of "sesame street" are asking the president's campaign to stop using an ad which features big bird. the ad implies that mitt romney is looking past all the wall street criminals and going after the big yellow character. >> the man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird,. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's "sesame street." >> big bird is not a menace. it's a nonpartisan, nonprofit group they say and they have not approved any ads. an obama campaign official said they are reviewing "sesame street" concerns. >>> show me the money. pro and antigambling forces in maryland have spent more on their ad campaigns than was spent on the entire governor's race. voters go to the polls in november to decide whether to expand gambling in the free state. the bat nor sun reports more -- "baltimore sun" reports more than $35 million have been spent so far on the issue. that's more money than the total outlay of the martin o'malley-robert ehrlich campaigns in 2006. >>> the
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
construction helps to improve the commute, at least for some of us in the region. >> we'll have more on that story plus your weather first when we return in two minutes. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >>> good morning. welcome back to 9news now. it's 4:44. good morning to our fans in the queens area of maryland. >> they text me comments. good morning, channel 9. 50 degrees atop haystack mountain in maryland. hello, western maryland. glad you're with us. >> i'm going to la plata later this morning. how are things there? >> they're g. the weather will be fine through the middle of the day. in fact i think late afternoon. it's the late afternoon and evening hours tonig
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
to do if the lights go out? that's i am' in arlington with nathan who will help us out. >> we have a few things that will help you get through a power outage. we have a solar charger. you'd be able to charge up before a storm hits and charge it up in the wall. it will give you one or two charges on a cell phone or ipad to help you get back online. >> reporter: what about this? >> it's a very essential for the power going out, an emergency radio and flashlight which could be handy for finding your way around the home. we have head lamp. it allows for hands free. we have small usb chargers. you can hook them into your car charger, plug in a cell phone, ipad. this is a great emergency blanket. works just like your propane gas range at home. they are easy to obtain, coleman fuel canisters. >> reporter: that will make sure you don't get sick. >> when the water plants can't pump out water anymore. we have freeze dried meals. they took tasty. they could be worse. >> reporter: if the storm does come and we do lose power, you going to be here? >> we'll be here all weekend long. we have plenty
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> even you would admit it was not the optimal response at least to the american people as far as us all being on the same page. >> well, here's what i'll say. if four americans get killed it's not optimal and we're going to fix it. >> reporter: both candidates go back out on the trail today. president obama will rally in virginia while mitt romney campaigns with his running mate in daytona beach, florida. romney is leading in most recent polls on the sunshine state. on thursday the "orlando sentinel" endorsed the republican candidate saying -- ♪ >> reporter: president obama picked up an endorsement of his own thursday. the boss, bruce springsteen campaigned for the president in ohio with former president bill clinton. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> no matter who you're voting for come november, you are running out of time to make sure that you're registered. today is the deadline to do so in the district. you can only register in person at the city's board of elections office deadlines to register in maryland and virginia have already passed. now we have more information o
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
point. >> reporter: i'm ken molistana, 9news now. >> he told us about the person who shot the video, the investigator who said, quote, he struck me as crazy. i thought he was joking. for only that i did humor him. in metro expect i should have just walked away making it clear there's no place in the electoral process or even the suggestion of illegal behavior, joking or not. >>> the maryland state board of elections is investigating a problem with absentee ballots there. some ballots in prince george's county seemed to be missing a page. so far the board has confirmed the mistake in fewer than 20 ballots. residents who requested absentee ballots should make sure there is a second page which includes the questions 4 through 7. >>> today supporters and opponents of the same-sex marriage referendum in maryland are planning to rally at gallaudet university in the district, but they're both fighting for the same thing. both groups want dr. angela mccaskill reinstated as the school's chief diversity officer. she was placed on paid leave earlier this month after it was learned she signed a
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 4:30am EDT
samtani who's going to tell us about that. >>> if you're planning to head around town, let me take you to a graphic. here at the bay bridge, level one wind restrictions. that means winds are 40 to 49 miles an hour. no empty box trailers are house trailers allowed across the bay bridge. they'll reassess that throughout the morning. right now it's level one. no delays through the area. if you're planning to use metro, the rail bus, metro access, all service is suspended. the best thing is to go to metro alerts for updates. that will be the case throughout the day today. if you're planning to use the bay bridge this morning, there are no delays. level one wind restriction. let's take a look around town. we'll go to our stat 50 camera. volumes are light. that's the way it's going to be throughout the metropolitan area this morning. it's not going to be the volume that is going to be the problem. as the winds come in, it's going to be the debris that i'm concerned about, the flooding i'm concerned about as well, and also power outages affecting major enter secretaries. you want to -- ma
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 4:30am EDT
. talk to us via facebook and twitter. maybe we'll let you know he's up and doing well. >> it will be something. >> con nie is here. she has a lot to do. >> i do. >> we are fortunate when you consider what happened in new york and the jersey coast and parts of new england. they have wind gusts. my home stomping ground, 90 mile an hour wind gusts up there. far more damaging. here he is. there's mike. >> i heard you. >> [ laughter] >> so matt will be here tomorrow. >> thanks. come again. >> who was that man? >> let's get over to the weather graphic. >> yeah, rescue us. >>> still rain ing out there. we're still windy, wet and cold. it is a chilly morning. temperature 44. it's going to be steady or drop off a couple more over the next few hours. by noon still in the low to mid 40s. winds soming -- coming from the southwest 20 to 30. gusts this morning can top 40, this afternoon 30 to 40 should do it. certainly better than yesterday. look at this big circulation right over us here with all the snow in the mountains even into western ohio, parts of michigan and kentucky. some of the totals
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
. monica villamizar, cbs news. >> rebel groups have been using turkish territory as a base to take down government troops. >>> d.c. police are investigating allegations that a guard sexually assaulted an inmate. sources tell wtop radio the guard allegedly removed an inmate from his cell in the d.c. jail, took him to an area with no security cameras and then sexually assaulted him. the sources also say a second guard witnessed the assault but didn't report it and according to w top sources a third guard witnesses and didn't report the incident. >>> fairfax police released the sketch of a man wanted for fondling at least five women in springfield, virginia. the most recent attack was tuesday night on the avenue. the woman was groped in front of her daughter. the same street two weeks earlier another woman was groped and detectives believe there cod be even more victims. they're asking anyone with information or who may have been attacked to please come forward. >>> police in fairfax are also searching for a missing high school senior. investigators believe bryan glenn may be an endan
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
be live at the sentencing and will bring us reaction after it's over. >>> montgomery county police are investigating the death of a man in clarksburg. around 4:45 yesterday afternoon, police responded to a home in the 23000 block of taylor shop place for a report of a violent person. officers attempted to arrest the suspect 39-year-old nathan jones after they say he assaulted two of his roommates. during the arrest, they pepper sprayed jones to get him under control. a short time later he lost consciousness and taken to the hospital. >>> the body of 17-year-old bryan glenn was found yesterday in thaiss park. he had been missing since last week. there's no word yet from police whether this was suicide or a case of foul play. >>> an 83-year-old maryland man has died while trying to help an accident victim. richard herin was traveling the main with his two sons for a hunting trip. they came across a crash. a woman had lost control and flipped the suv. he was trying to direct traffic around the vehicle when he saw a st. driving straight at him. -- a st. driving straight at him. he jump
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
university of texas uses factors including test scores, activities and race. lawyers for the university told the court the policy is necessary to improve diversity. >> most americans would like a day when we don't need to take race and ethnicity into account in add misses. we are not to that day. >> reporter: abigail fisher went on to graduate at another university but the supreme court's decision could impact college admissions nationwide. when the court last considered the issue in 2003, it supported some racial consideration in public university admissions. as the justices listened to arguments, supporters and opponents of affirmative action gathered outside the court. both sides are closely watching the fisher case. >> it's very important that we do have a level playing field for everyone. i don't think diversity is a compelling government interest. it's really not a justification for discrimination. >> reporter: a ruling in this case is expected next year. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the supreme court. >> eight of the nine supreme court justices will decide the case. associate j
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 4:30am EDT
celebrate the immense accomplishments this man has made for us. >> reporter: stevens' family said they received an outpouring of support from around the world including letters from the libyan people. >> he built the bridge between libya and the united states. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: stevens made this video to introduce himself to libyans. just four months later he was killed by a group linked to al qaeda. his death is at the enter of an international investigation but at the memorial service, friends and family remember the good times. his younger brother tom said he was a humble man who never sought credit for his accomplishments. >> so my big brother, my best friend, i'll see you next time. >> reporter: stevens will be buried during a private ceremony next month. edward lawrence for cbs news, san francisco. >> ambassador christopher stevens was the first diplomat to be killed in the line of duty since 1979. >>> there is no place like home home and the two hikers stranded in montana's glacier national park are back home.
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
court to face the men who caused the traumatic brain injury, all for a credit card they couldn't use and an iphone. >> i'm sure it's going to be emotional but it's part of the process of moving on. all i can do is continue to pray that we're going to abmiraculous story with a miraculous ending. >> the neighborhood is organizing that safety festival for october 21. if you want more information about the festival, go to our website. it's wusa9.com. you can also find the information on how to donate to the maslin family trust. >>> a 4-year-old boy is in critical condition after falling 80 feet from a high- rise window. the boy fell from the ninth floor of an apartment in tacoma park. witnesses say a small tree broke his fall. he was rushed to a trauma center. it's unclear if the child was being supervised at the time of the accident. but investigators went into the apartment and saw the boy's bed was near the window. >>> a minnesota woman is the first to file a lawsuit in connection with the meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid shots. the suit alleges she suffered headaches an
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
us this morning. see the smile on his face. mike is still trying to find his voice. monika is here. she's going to have timesaver traffic and tell us if that situation on the beltway is improving. >> it's improving. >> that's good. and our forecast. you talked about west virginia with the biggest power outage number. they had the biggest snow numbers. 22 inches, 3 feet. yesterday monk i don't know how much they got yesterday but above 4,000 feet they had 30, 34 inches there. snow shoe looks like they're on their way to get 3 feet. >> are they going to open early? >> they don't have the employees to open up early. [ multiple voices ] >> yesterday early voting was resuming and snowplows will be in those areas to make sure people can vote. >> garrett county 29 inches. let's talk about around here. we're not dealing with snow but cold, damp weather. a chance of a passing sprinkle or shower this morning. temperatures will be climbing from the 30s and 40s to 50ish by noon. still mostly cloudy, breezy. with some luck we get to 55 and a 5:00 p.m. temperature of 53 degrees. still watching t
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 4:30am EDT
the coverage. join us for the debate. you can also watch it online at wusa9.com. stick around at 11:00 as we talk to the "u.s.a. today" fact checkers about who was telling the truth and who was exaggerating. the deadline to vote in virginia has come and gone. if you live in maryland, the deadline to register is today. and in the district, the mail- in registration deadline has already passed but you can register in person at the election board's headquarters. you have until friday, the 19th to register in person in d.c. for more information on voter registration, go to our website wusa9.com. look under our campaign 2012 tab. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is taking responsibility for the attacks in benghazi, libya. it killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans. during a trip to lima, peru, secretary clinton told reporters it was her job and not the white house to ensure security of all of america's diplomatic missions. republicans have criticized president obama for his handling of the attack. secretary clinton says the state department did everything it could to keep
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
highways, there's a reason for that. there's not there anymore. lawmakers got rid of the law which used to allow the signs. right now not even political signs are allowed along public roads. >> too many. you get a little annoyed. >> looks like a lot of chaos. >> they can cause sight distance problems. it's not safe and it's costly for the county to have to clean them up. >> springfield supervisor pat harrity hopes fairfax county can reach an agreement with vdot which will allow the county to enforce the law. the fine is $100. >>> voters in pennsylvania will not need a photo i.d. to cast a ballot. a judge blocked the law from going into effect on election day. opponents of the law say it would have unfairly prevented the elderly and minorities from voting. officials still have the option of appealing the decision to the state supreme court. >>> it was supposed to abnew information system to root out terrorists after the september 11 attacks. instead the multibillion dollar program produced little valuable intelligence and wrongly convicted -- excuse me, wrongly collected information on inno
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
:38. more clouds, a few showers and some fog expected today. howard is back in two minutes to let us know what the rest of the day and the weekend will be like. >> at 4:42, americans' love affair with netflix continues. >> at 4:50, an experimental treatment is giving children with bubble boy disease some new hope. >> we're back with your weather first in two minutes. stay with us. -to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. >>> welcome back. almost 4:41. your weather first on this thursday morning. we have a few showers west of town. they'll be coming through the next few hours but it will be a much better afternoon as we become partly sunny. a high of 81. a drive home temp 75 degrees. i'll be back in
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 4:30am EDT
is back in for minutes to let -- two minutes to let us know what to expect. >> apple plans to unveil a new device. we'll bring you a preview. >> sunday was an emotional day for members returning home from afghanistan. >> you're watching 9news now. . >>> we're coming up on 4:40 this monday morning. a mild start. lots of 60s out there. grab the rain gear. we'll get a couple of showers and maybe a better chance of some showers and a rumble or to of thunder this afternoon with a midday high of 73. falling back into the upper 60s for the drive home. i'll be back in a few minutes looking at the rest of the week. here's monika samtani with timesaver traffic. >>> in virginia northbound i- 95, looks great here in springfield leaving route 644 to 495. but northbound gw parkway is closed with construction between the key bridge and the spout run packway. you might just want -- parkway. you might just want to take 66 as your alternate. more traffic at 4:47. >> thank you, monika. >>> time right now is 4:40. i'm watching your money. stocks are coming off their worst week since jiewj. we hav
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
us this idea really is a validation of what we already do. we don't anticipate a huge influx of additional students. >> this law will go down in flames in november. >> reporter: ricardo hopes he is wrong. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> two recent polls found about 60% of maryland voters support the dream act. just a third of voters oppose it. >>> the occupy protesters call this a week of resistance and it resumes today with more demonstrations in and around the district. yesterday the occupy movement marked its one-year anniversary with demonstrations across the country, and in d.c., a few dozen demonstrators made their way through downtown disrupting traffic along the way. the objective of the moment remains the same they say. fight corporate greed and corporation as well. >>> at 4:35, here's a look at some other things making news now. the walk guardian accuses an undercer f.b.i. agent of buying prostitutes for gun smuggling suspects with taxpayer money. there are also claims the prostitutes may have been under age. senator charles grassley is demanding answers from f.b.i. direct
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
milwaukee man who killed his wife and two others at a day spa got the gun he used illegally. 45-year-old radcliff franklin houghton bought the gun two days after his wife got a restraining order against him. >>> the san francisco giants are headed back to the world series. the trip comes after the giants found themselves down three games to one to st. louis in the national league championship series. in the seventh game of the series with the cardinals, they were routed 9-0 with san francisco's record tying sixth victory in a must win game this post-season. they'll take on the detroit tigers in game one of the world series tomorrow night. >>> time 4:36. today is going to feel more like mid september. we have a high near 80 degrees. howard is newspaper two minutes with a look at your tuesday's forecast. >>> the world's largest retailer faces a class action worker lawsuit. >>> a treatment used to reduce complications for breast cancer patients may be causing more harm than good. >>> 9news now returns in two minutes. >>> coming up on 4:39 on this tuesday morning. not as chilly as it was
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
it to us. >>> police have not named a suspect or motive in this case. they believe ifs ifs -- he was killed by somebody he knew. >>> a prince george's county officer says he had no chons but to fire his gun when he was charged by a man. the suspect was taken to the hospital with non non life threatening injuries. >>> hugo chavez has been reelected president in venezuela. chavez had more than 54% of the vote with 90% of the ballots counseled. this will be chavez's third reelection in 14 years and the win means chavez will serve six years more in office. >>> new information about the u.s. border patrol agent killed by friendly fire. the head of the border patrol says nicholas ivy opened fire on two agents believing they were armed smugglers. ivy was shot and killed when those agents returned fire. >>> acting co-cheese -- co-cheese -- the sheriff wouldn't say if ivy was the first to shoot or not. >>> a california company space x launched a falcon rocket with 1000 pounds of cargo, including ice cream. the ship is expected to reach the space station on wednesday. >>> if you step outside,
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
republican stronghold is now a whole lot bluer due to redistricting. this is what the district used to look like and this is what it looks like now. the new boundaries contain a large portion of western and northern montgomery county adding gaithersburg, germantown and potomac to the district. registered democrats now outnumber republicans by more than 40,000. >> the changes mean district 6's long time republican congressman rosco bartlet is facing a real battle to keep his job. >> the man trying to take his seat is his democratic opponent john delaney. bruce leshan has more. >> reporter: rosco bartlet may be the only member of congress with the survival cabin in the west virginia woods. >> you're planning because the supermarket may not always be there. >> reporter: the ten-term congressman from frederick now finds his political future threatened. john delaney, a wealthy entrepreneur, a democrat with a big house just outside the district in potomac is running a well financed campaign to unseat bartlet. >> people can make things up with no bearing of the truth, completely false things,
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 4:30am EDT
, overnight on the northbound side of the gw parkway, i would consider just go ahead and use 66 canal road or clair barton parkway instead. 270 looks great. looking good on the beltway as well. we'll take a live look outside. if you are planning to head on the beltway at college park, no problems to report through prince george's county. let's go back over to the map this time 66 i want bound looking good out of manassas. all lanes are open the beltway the construction is clearing. a live look on the northbound side here. ail be back with more traffic at 4:55. but first, after nearly eight and a half months the escalators are back open. the transit agency held a ribbon cutting. metro gm says the old escalators were amongst the least reliable in the system. metro says it plans to replace 94 escalators over the next seven years. >> that is one long escalator to walk up if you have to. >>> outpatient surgery was compared, and they found jury logical procedures cost significantly less when performed in a doctor's office or surgical center. medicare could save $66 million a year if those are mo
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